CertHE in Health Care Nursing Support Worker Education

This two year part-time innovative healthcare course has been designed to provide continuing higher education for those individuals working as support workers in health care settings. It is essentially a generic course suitable for those working in a wide range of specialities and health care environments.

What you will study

Year 1:

Core modules

  • The Fundamentals of Care & Professional Practice
  • An Introduction to Evidence Based Practice

Year 2

  • Caring for the Adult Client
  • Lifespan Growth & Development
  • Child and Family Public Health
  • Bio-psychosocial Aspects of Health & Wellbeing
  • Development of Inter-personal Relationships in Helping People with mental Health problems
  • Meeting the Needs of People with a Learning Disability
  • Individual Professional Growth

Year 2 modules are chosen in accordance with your field of practice (adult, child, mental health or learning disability). Each module has explicit theoretical...

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must have:

  • CQFW level 3 qualification or equivalent and
  • Current live portfolio of evidence of continuing development including a selection of the following:
  • Manual handling passport, evidence of basic life support training, POVA and child protection training, infection control and the ability to reflect on practice through reflective writing.
  • Evidence of practical skills in patient care.
  • Employer support to secure funding.

Tuition Fees

UK and EU

To find the fee for this course, please visit our money website.


To find international fees, visit our international website.


  • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2016
    • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2017